Offers Over £675,000

Great Western Road, Dorchester, DT1 1UF

5 bedroom house for sale

A BEAUTIFULLY presented FIVE DOUBLE BEDROOM large BAY FRONTED DETACHED family home with THREE RECEPTION ROOMS, large kitchen/diner and GARDEN ROOM with a distinctive and imposing PERIOD CHARACTER STYLE. SOUTH FACING garden in the heart of Dorchester Town Centre. Walking distance to shops, restaurants and cinemas and main line station amongst other amenities.


  • Beautifully Modernised Bay Fronted Detached House
  • Five Double Bedroom Family House
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • South Facing Rear Gardens
  • Striking Period Features
  • Spacious Rooms with High Ceilings
  • Over Three Floors
  • In the Heart of Dorchester



The property is approached with a pretty path with high iron gated entrance leading through the front garden to the PORCH which has the original tiling and door with stained glass windows leading into the main body of the house. The ENTRANCE HALL benefits from beautiful exposed timber flooring, with original doors to each room that radiate from it. What appears to be an under-stair cupboard, leads to the CELLAR, with natural light from a side window.

To the front of the property is the SITTING ROOM which is wonderfully light from the large bay window. This charming space is centred around the period fireplace, and exhibits the beautifully preserved cornicing above picture rails. The DINING ROOM is a very light space, with French Doors accessing the UTILITY ROOM, complete with space and plumbing for white goods, storage cupboards and a sink, in addition to doors that lead into a BATHROOM with bath and shower and the rear garden.

Situated to the rear of the property is the KITCHEN/ BREAKFAST ROOM, a well-equipped space, with integrated dishwasher, freezer and a standalone cooker. The kitchen extends to one side, providing a further entertaining space, and a stable door opening onto the side access between front and back gardens. Beyond this, the versatility of the house is clearly evident in the form of the GARDEN ROOM, with French doors at the end looking over the stunning rear garden. The room also accesses a cloakroom, with WC and hand-wash basin.

Stairs rise to the FIRST FLOOR at the top of which is a linen cupboard. The nearby FAMILY BATHROOM, which comprises a bath, WC and hand-wash basin. BEDROOM TWO is a very generous double room, with a window overlooking the rear garden. BEDROOM ONE is a further double room, with a bay window, to the front. Stairs rise to the second floor, with a room immediately at itu2019s summit, a single BEDROOM THREE, which could make the perfect study. There are two further bedrooms on the second floor, BEDROOMS FOUR and FIVE, both double bedrooms. The landing benefits from a generous cupboard.


The property is approached via a pretty path into the front garden, a pleasant space laid to lawn, with access to the rear garden on the right hand side. The walled rear garden is well-proportioned for a property in the heart of Dorchester, beautifully maintained, with lawn interspersed by rows of mature shrubs and trees. A South-Westerly facing summer house is a particularly nice feature, with a timber storage shed at the foot of the garden.


Great Western Road is very conveniently situated for easy access to the town centre. The market town of Dorchester is steeped in history and enjoys some of the country's most noted period architecture, all set amongst beautiful rural countryside with easy access to the coast at Weymouth. Amenities are plentiful and include: mainline rail link to London Waterloo, cinema, arts centre, restaurants, wine bars, hospital and many new businesses located in the nearby Brewery Square development.